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Deus Ex Machina

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Noun

1. deus ex machina

any active agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an insoluble difficulty

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Deus Ex Machina

see synonyms of deus ex machina
noun
1. 
(in ancient Greek and Roman drama) a god introduced into a play to resolve the plot
2. 
any unlikely or artificial device serving this purpose

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Deus Ex Machina

see synonyms of deus ex machina
1. 
in ancient Greek and Roman plays, a deity brought in by stage machinery to intervene in the action
2. 
any unconvincing character or event brought artificially into the plot of a story or drama to settle an involved situation

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Deus Ex Machina

see synonyms of deus ex machina
n.
1. In Greek and Roman drama, a god lowered by stage machinery to resolve a plot or extricate the protagonist from a difficult situation.
2. An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, or event introduced suddenly in a work of fiction or drama to resolve a situation or untangle a plot.
3. A person or event that provides a sudden and unexpected solution to a difficulty.

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